Friday, 19 April 2019
Minimum wage: NLC makes fresh demand after Buhari signed N30,000 bill into law
NAN recalls that Buhari on Thursday signed the N30,000 new minimum wage bill already passed by the National Assembly.
Nkah called for quick release of the minimum wage table to enable workers receive the new pay as quickly as possible.
Nkah, who is also, the President, Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE), Ebonyi Chapter, expressed the hope that state governors would not hesitate to pay the new wage to their workers, since it was a collective agreement.
He also commended the national leadership of the organised labour for their doggedness throughout negotiation for the new national minimum wage.
Nkah stressed the need to continue the fight especially at the state level, to ensure that states adopt salary table released by relevant government agencies.